Matthew Ryan

From Hotels of Ballarat
Matthew Ryan
Occupation Publican
Years active 1863
Known for Golden Well Hotel
Camp Hotel
Home town Dowling Forest

Matthew Ryan was a publican in the Ballarat district, <1863>.

History[edit | edit source]

Ryan held the license for the Golden Well Hotel at Dowling Forest. In 1863 he became the first publican at the new Camp Hotel at Learmonth.[1] He purchased the freehold from the estate of a store keeper, Mr. Hedricks in late 1863. Members of his family operated the hotel until 1907.[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1863 'LEARMONTH POLICE COURT.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 7 July, p. 4. , viewed 27 Apr 2016,
  2. Camp Hotel, Learmonth District Historical Society,

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